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In Greek mythology, Deioneus (Ancient Greek: Δηιονεύς) or Deion (Ancient Greek: Δηίων) is a name attributed to the following individuals:

  • Father of Dia and father-in-law of Ixion to-be, Deioneus was pushed by him into a bed of flaming coals so that Ixion wouldn't have to pay the bride price.[2] Also known as Eioneus.


  1. Bibliotheca 1. 7. 3 & 1. 9. 4; Hyginus, Fabulae 198; Hesiod, Catalogue of Women frr. 10(a) and 58.
  2. Pindar, Pythian ode 2, 39
  3. Plutarch, Theseus, 8
  4. Scholia on Pindar, Olympian Ode 5. 61
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